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Matt Chat 248: Robert Sirotek on Stones of Arnhem

In this final segment, Robert opens up about Wizardry 8 and the legal morass Sir-Tech found itself in with Andrew Greenberg. We also chat about the infamous Stones of Arnhem project and a programmer who became unhinged after it lost funding.

New underworld game: http://www.gamespot.com/articles/new-underworld-game-in-the-works-for-pc-dev-promises-not-to-mess-with-original-formula/1100-6420836/

Sheltered Kickstarter project: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/29211325/sheltered

Felipe’s RPG book:
http://www.rpgcodex.net/forums/index.php?threads/what-is-this-all-about-faq.91588/

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Matt Chat 247: Robert Sirotek on Bane of the Cosmic Forge & Jagged Alliance

In this installment, Robert and I chat about Douglas Bradley’s Bane of the Cosmic Forge, Ian Currie’s Jagged Alliance, and how Hollywood screwed up the games industry. We also chat about why Sir-Tech left the industry in the face of massive consolidations.

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Matt Chat 246: Robert Sirotek on Wizardry 1-5

Robert Sirotek, co-founder of Sir-Tech, returns this week to give us the behind-the-scenes stories of the first five Wizardries. How did the collaboration between Andrew Greenberg and Robert Woodhead work out? How did Brenda Brathwaite work her way up from hot line operator to game designer? And what was up with the insane difficulty of Wizardry 4?

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Brazil’s answer to Matt Chat?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=516c6TqzPbA&feature=youtu.be&t=15m49s

Player’s Primer of Ark
http://rpg.drivethrustuff.com/product/131260/Players-Primer-of-Ark

Massive GOG Sale:
http://www.gog.com/?pp=12f0de3dc76e067d21ed85125716e02e9f1e69f0

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Matt Chat 245: Robert Sirotek on Wizardry

In part 2, Robert talks about Wizardy’s creation, evolution, and reception. We also chat about copy protection (and the benefits of piracy!) and Richard “Lord British” Garriott. Who influenced whom?

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Frayed Knights Greenlit on steam!
http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=92946846

Matt Chat 244: Robert Sirotek Part I

This is the first part of my interview with Robert Sirotek of Sir-Tech.┬áIn this episode, I begin my interview with Robert Sirotek, one of the co-founders of Sir-Tech. In this first installment, we chat about how Robert got his start and the origins of Sir-Tech. There’s a castle involved!

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